The past couple of years have brought with it a desire to live fully by minimizing not only my possessions, but other areas of my life as well. With that desire came the discovery of The Minimalists. I've listened to numerous podcasts and read articles galore and always come out on the other side with… Continue reading What is Minimalism–Really?
The final week of sharing shots of nature that I've discovered this past month. And just in time to focus on Camp NaNo. What is Camp NaNo, you ask? Tune in next week and I'll share what it is and what I'm working on. But first, one more week of nature. Sit back and breathe… Continue reading Nature’s Brilliance, Week 4
“The way to happiness: Keep your heart free from hate, your mind from worry. Live simply, expect little, give much. Scatter sunshine, forget self, think of others. Try this for a week and you will be surprised.” -Norman Vincent Peale Have a Happy Day! 🙂
In Part I, I announced My One Word, Silence, for 2014, and the benefits I have found through my conversion to one word rather than a list of resolutions. Following is a list of how one word can help shape my character and draw me nearer to God if practiced diligently, keeping in mind it's about progress, not perfection. … Continue reading Silence – Part II
Whether at work or play, I've frequently been told I "walk with a mission." While "mission" work is admirable, that's not the intending meaning behind this statement in my case. Always having been one to strive to get things done efficiently and effectively, it has become my goal this past year to intentionally slow down to… Continue reading Simple Pleasures
Whether it's a vacation or staycation, it's medicine for the soul. What better therapy is there than to unplug from all things electronic and just get back to nature. To the simplest of pleasures. There is much to be said for simplicity that is best summed up not with words, but in quiet reflection. Uncomplicated living. Even for… Continue reading Thankful Thursday – Vacations
I always love reading the My Aha! Moment section in Oprah's magazine. In fact, I usually feel like I have mini Aha! moments with each one. Being of the perfectionist type A personality, I'm quick to find the error of my ways, looking how to improve the way I'm doing things, kicking it into… Continue reading My Aha! Moment -K.I.S.S.